The Life of Lincoln
April 2 - 4, 2019 - 3 Days
Amidst the grand prairielands of central Illinois is a treasure-trove of important American historic sites…Springfield – Mr. Lincoln’s Hometown. Special feature will be a visit to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. This state of the art museum will carry visitors on twin journeys from a crude Indiana cabin to Ford’s Theatre and a reproduction of the House Chamber in the Old State Capitol where Lincoln’s casket lies in state. The museum also features Lincoln artifacts, “Lincoln’s Eyes” – a screen presentation and “Ghosts of the Library” – a unique holographic theater presentation. Abe Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln impersonators will entertain at dinner. Return home via motorcoach with wonderful memories of Mr. Lincoln’s Hometown!
- Old State Capitol
- New State Capitol
- Governor’s Mansion
- Lincoln’s Tomb
- Lincoln’s Home
- Historic Presbyterian Church Hymn Sing
- Illinois State Museum
- Frank Lloyd Wright’s Dana Thomas House
Transportation to meet the Amtrack train bound for Springfield. Travel on Amtrak to Springfield. Tour the Illinois Governor’s Mansion. Guided tour of the New State Capitol. Check into the President Abraham Lincoln Doubletree Hotel for 2 nights, downtown Springfield. Dinner at Maldaner’s Restaurant. After dinner enjoy a presentation given by Abraham & Mary Todd Lincoln impersonators.
Breakfast. Visit the New Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum, featuring a special exhibit. Combining impeccable scholarship with brilliant showmanship, the museum carries visitors on a journey from a crude, Indiana cabin to Ford’s Theater. View the screen presentation “Lincoln’s Eyes,” and see the presentation “Ghosts of the Library,” which brings Lincoln’s documents and artifacts literally to life. Free time for lunch and visit Lincoln-Herndon Law Office on own. Guided tour the city of Springfield including the Old State Capitol, the Illinois Military Museum, & the Oak Ridge Cemetery to see the Lincoln Tomb - the final resting place of Abraham, Mary Todd, Tad, Eddie & Willie Lincoln. Dinner at the hotel.
Breakfast. Tour the Lincoln Home, a Quaker-brown residence where the Abraham Lincoln family lived for seventeen years (1844-1861). Tour the Dana Thomas House, a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece. Lunch in Springfield at MCL before returning home via motorcoach.
THE AMERICAN CLASSIC DIFFERENCE:
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR?
- Free Home Pickup & Return
- Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
- 6 Nights Deluxe Hotel Accommodations
- 5 Meals: 2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch & 2 Dinners
- Luggage Handling Throughout Tour
- All Tips & Taxes Included
- American Classic Tour Director
- Optional Travel Guard Trip Insurance
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DOUBLE OCCUPANCY: $998.00 PER PERSON
SINGLE OCCUPANCY: $1198.00
$850.00 deposit per person with reservation. Final payment due 1/15/19. Optional Travel Insurance is already included in price shown above. Refund Policy: Cancellations prior to or on 1/15/19 receive a full refund less a $50 cancel fee. Cancellations after 1/15/19 with insurance purchased, refunds will be processed through Travel Guard Insurance. Cancellations after 1/15/19 without insurance purchased, there is no refund.